Chamber welcomes Government skills announcement

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 09:08 AM

Louise Bennett, the chief executive of the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce,

A leading business support organisation in Coventry and Warwickshire says improving adult skills will be vital to individual and economic wellbeing in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis.

CWLEP reaction to today's announcement from the Chancellor

Thursday 24th of September 2020 03:22 PM

Nick Abell

Nick Abell, chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), said: “We welcome the new range of measures which the Chancellor has introduced which will help employees of businesses in all sectors as well as reduce the expected high numbers of redundancies.

Nuneaton Zumba business proves to be a hit

Monday 21st of September 2020 02:40 PM

Nicola Rigby (left) with Rita Booth

A Nuneaton mum who began running Zumba fitness classes three years ago to unite those feeling isolated is seeing her business move in the right direction following a rise in demand during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Coventry & Warwickshire firms feedback to Bank of England

Monday 21st of September 2020 11:01 AM

Boe Chaplin

Businesses from a range of sectors across Coventry and Warwickshire have given the Bank of England their views on the current economic climate – amidst a warning that unemployment could approach double pre-crisis levels.

Leamington Spa Station improvement scheme announced

Friday 18th of September 2020 02:30 PM

Concept for Leamington Spa station

A new rail infrastructure initiative for Warwick District has taken an important step forward with the announcement of an improvement scheme for Leamington Spa Station.

Market Visit to Medica 2020

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 11:00 AM

Are you a life science company looking to showcase your expertise and innovative overseas? Have you never visited the Medica Exhibition before?

Asian Business Chamber extends virus support campaign

Monday 14th of September 2020 11:46 AM

Anjum Khan

The Asian Business Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has, in partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Birmingham City Council, extended its campaign providing guidance to firms which have struggled to access Covid-19 related support.

Chambers & WMCA step up Brexit support for business

Wednesday 9th of September 2020 01:08 PM

Louise Bennett

Regional Chambers of Commerce and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) are stepping up their free support to help businesses prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period.

Automotive industry to discuss future of skills

Wednesday 9th of September 2020 12:57 PM

Front of the Mira Technology Institute building

The MIRA Technology Institute (MTI) is bringing together leaders from across the automotive industry to discuss how skills in emerging technologies will rejuvenate and reenergise the sector in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin, 8 September 2020

Wednesday 9th of September 2020 12:53 PM

Welcome to the ESIF Programme COVID-19 Notification Bulletin. Through these bulletins we aim to keep you updated and notified of the latest information published for the 2014 to 2020 ESIF Programme in response to COVID-19.

Work underway on new £2.4m creative hub in Coventry

Tuesday 8th of September 2020 11:28 AM

Team members on the Coventry Creative Hub construction site

A major transformation has started to convert a historic industrial site in Coventry into a new £2.4 million creative hub for artists in time for UK City of Culture 2021.

CWLEP names new chair and deputy

Tuesday 8th of September 2020 08:29 AM

Nick Abell

Two leading figures from the business and further education sectors have been appointed chair and vice-chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) to support its work driving forward the economy.

Mental health and wellbeing support for businesses

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 08:55 AM

MBKB's Operations Manager/Safeguarding and Welfare Manager Katie Biggs

West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is to help more business leaders, across the East and West Midlands, support their employees’ mental health and wellbeing, post-lockdown.

Fantastic response to My Town Nuneaton consultation

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 07:50 AM

Team members in Nuneaton highstreet

A major consultation to help aid Nuneaton win a share of millions of pounds worth of Government funding has been inundated with responses.

The town is one of 100 across the country that has been selected to bid for funding from the Government’s Towns Fund initiative.